The Lancet: Commonest cause of maternal death is post-partum haemorrhage - one woman dies every 7 minutes

99% of all deaths in childbirth are in the least developed countries - 45 million women deliver without a skilled birth attendant every year, a situation in which the greatest number of maternal deaths occur.

The commonest single cause of maternal death is from post-partum haemorrhage, from which one woman dies every 7 minutes.

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Maternal mortality: one death every 7 min. The Lancet, Volume 375, Issue 9728, Pages 1762 - 1763, 22 May 2010.

1 comment:

  1. There has to be better healthcare facilities specially where there is not much education or income.Such deaths should be shame of medical advantage of the age.These can surely and simply be avoided.